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Will you vote for the scaled-down school bond effort scheduled for April 8?

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ronaldo

Mar-26-14 6:23 AM

Just NOT in the Mood for any more PROPERTY TAXES . The States Banking all the Oil money but we the People are supposed to spend like Drunken Sailors???

Count me out ......

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socialismsucks

Mar-26-14 6:40 AM

sorry, gotta pay triple for health insurance, electric going up, nat gas going up, and all the other hidden obamacare taxes. nuttin' left for more property tax. especially after all the 'wise' decisions made with taxpayer money in ward county. still voting no.

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socialismsucks

Mar-26-14 6:40 AM

sorry, gotta pay triple for health insurance, electric going up, nat gas going up, and all the other hidden obamacare taxes. nuttin' left for more property tax. especially after all the 'wise' decisions made with taxpayer money in ward county. still voting no.

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muleskinner

Mar-26-14 6:58 AM

There truly is a need for a new elementary school.

There is also a need to find the funding from other sources.

One of those sources would be the state's general fund.

If the State of North Dakota is going to foot the bill to clean up oil's oily rags in Noonan, then the State of North Dakota can apply state funds to also fund some of the other necessities that oil's presence has foisted upon the state.

It sure would help a lot if that oil money the state receives on a daily basis could be used to help build a new elementary school in Minot.

One million barrels per day is 80 million dollars each day in oil revenue to oil companies. 11 percent extraction tax for the one time oil harvest is 8,800,000 dollars each day for the State of North Dakota. 5 days of oil extraction tax revenue will pay for the new elementary school in Minot.

They've got the money to do the job of funding education and to pay for the infrastructure.

The state has the money.

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Legend

Mar-26-14 9:20 AM

john hoeven says the cost of living in western nd is 20% higher because of oil. When is enough, enough? Tax and spend republicans. Vote no until we have representative Gov't.

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ChasinND

Mar-26-14 10:07 AM

VOTE NO! to same oh HOG WASH B.S.

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MarkHighwater

Mar-26-14 10:39 AM

still paying for 2 unfunded/illegal wars in the middle east and tax cuts for the ubber rich...wouldn't be prudent...just say NO to new taxes in April!

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MarkHighwater

Mar-26-14 10:40 AM

the big oil can caused the overflow..the big oil can pay 4 it!!!

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redneck

Mar-26-14 12:15 PM

vote no till they get rid of the show

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rajiihammr

Mar-26-14 2:24 PM

Socialism--- Don't buy health insurance, pay the penalty. That's my recommendation. You've got nothing to lose. Health insurance IS socialism ya' know. *****butitis.

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takkak

Mar-26-14 4:00 PM

Yes, I will vote NO. Now let's get the state to change state constitution allowing state land fund use. Just takes a state wide vote.

Vote NO, keep taxes LOW

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takkak

Mar-26-14 4:02 PM

Property taxes have risen 27%+ already.

Vote No to Big Oil

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JackAaah

Mar-27-14 8:26 AM

let's ALL move forword and be 'willing to pay more'....especially my Democrat Party persons out there...

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minotroses

Mar-27-14 12:07 PM

I am voting NO!!! But they are a little cagey this time as there is only ONE place to vote. So the older senior voters will be more inclined to stay home, who is mostly your NO voters. Too bad, should be a more "FAIR" vote!!!

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minotroses

Mar-27-14 12:09 PM

VOTE EARLY AT COURTHOUSE!!!

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chadk66

Mar-27-14 1:41 PM

why would we change the constitution, it already allows for use of land trust money to be used for building schools.

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OldCat

Mar-28-14 1:27 PM

Find a different funding source--no--now we can exercise local control

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takkak

Apr-04-14 3:06 PM

Message from the Principal:

As you know, the MPS District is holding a bond election on April 8, 2014. The MPS Board is proposing a new elementary school on land already owned by the district in southeast Minot, additional classrooms to Edison and Perkett elementary schools, and safety enhancements to all district buildings. The total cost for the bond election is 39.5 million dollars.

Currently, we have 475 students housed in makeshift temporary classrooms. In addition, all but two of the district’s elementary schools are over crowded.

For more information you can access the MPS website at ****minot.k12.nd.us. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact my office. Please mark your calendars and be sure to vote on April 8, 2014, at the Minot Municipal Auditorium from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Sincerely,

Keith Altendorf Principal Minot High School – Central Campus 701-857-4660

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